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Dallas museum corrals star-studded lineup for 2018 Arts & Letters Live series

Dallas museum corrals star-studded lineup for 2018 Arts & Letters Live

Maria Shriver
Maria Shriver will talk about her new book, I've Been Thinking..., on March 6. Photo courtesy of Genesis Women's Shelter
David Sedaris
David Sedaris will be in Dallas on April 30 as part of the DMA's Arts & Letters Live series. Photo by Ingrid Christie
Daisy Goodwin
TV producer Daisy Goodwin will kick off the 2018 Arts & Letters Live season on January 18. Photo by Mike Hogan
Maria Shriver
David Sedaris
Daisy Goodwin

The Dallas Museum of Art has announced the 27th season of Arts & Letters Live, the museum’s literary and performing arts series, running from January to June 2018. The series will feature 25 events with award-winning and bestselling authors, actors, and musicians.

It's hard to find a non-winner on the list, as it includes appearances by New York Times bestselling authors, Pulitzer Prize winners, a Booker Prize winner, a Peabody Award winner, a Newbery Medal winner, Emmy Award winners and nominees, a Grammy-winning vocal ensemble, and a Tony Award winner.

The season will kick off on January 18 with Daisy Goodwin, the creator, producer, and screenwriter of the acclaimed PBS television series, Victoria

Among the other big names appearing will be Maria Shriver, David Sedaris, Jane Kaczmarek, Michael Cerveris, Jojo Moyes, and more. Locations will include the DMA, First United Methodist Church of Dallas, Temple Emanu-El, Moody Performance Hall, McFarlin Memorial Auditorium, and First Presbyterian Church. For the full season schedule, go DMA.org/ALL.

In addition to the events themselves, the DMA will present a variety of ancillary events, including a writing workshop with author Bret Anthony Johnston and a poetry workshop with poet Naomi Shihab Nye.

Tickets for all events are on sale now and can be purchased online at DMA.org/tickets or by phone by calling 800-514-3849.